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RIP Lucia Perillo (1958–2016) October 25, 2016: Yesterday, we heard the very sad news of the death of Lucia Perillo. Jacket Copy reports on her passing on October 16th at the age of 58. Michael Schaub writes: Lucia Perillo, a poet known for her [...] by

How Long Is the Present: RIP, David Antin (1932–2016) October 13, 2016: Harriet staff is reeling from news that David Antin has passed away. A poet, art writer, performance artist, beloved teacher, and critic known for his masterful “talk poems,” Antin was [...] by

New York Times Reports on David Budbill’s Life and Legacy October 3, 2016: He was a “beloved voice of the Vermont mountains with a rough-hewed personality and a gift for expressing the essence of the state and its people in burnished monosyllables.” Known for [...] by

Rest in Peace, Max Joseph Ritvo (1990–2016) August 25, 2016: The generous, loving, funny, thoughtful, brilliant poet and person Max Joseph Ritvo died on August 23, 2016, after a long battle with Ewing’s Sarcoma, a rare pediatric cancer. We here at [...] by

The Poetic Cinema of Abbas Kiarostami July 6, 2016: We’d be remiss not to mention the July 4 passing of filmmaker Abbas Kiarostami. He was 76. The Guardian’s film critic Peter Bradshaw remembers Iran’s greatest cinematic poet. [...] by

Yves Bonnefoy, 1923–2016 July 5, 2016: We are sad to share the news that renowned French poet, translator, and critic Yves Bonnefoy died on Friday, at the age of 93. “Admirers from around the world took to Twitter to mourn Bonnefoy, [...] by

Sir Geoffrey Hill Dies at 84 July 1, 2016: News reached us this morning of the death of Geoffrey Hill at the age of 84. Alice Goodman, Hill’s wife, confirmed his death today in a tweet. The Telegraph remembers Hill, writing: Sir [...] by

Remembering Ted Greenwald (1942–2016) June 17, 2016: This is a terrible week for poetry. We are deeply saddened to report that Ted Greenwald passed away around midnight this morning, at the age of 74. Charles Bernstein writes at Jacket2 of Ted’s [...] by

Rest in Peace, Bill Berkson June 17, 2016: Yesterday we were shocked and deeply saddened to hear of the death of Bill Berkson at the age of 76. SFGate noted Berkson’s passing last night: Bill Berkson, a prolific San Francisco poet who [...] by

RIP Michael S. Harper (1938–2016) May 11, 2016: Michael S. Harper, whose work “interwove his personal experiences as a black man with an expansive view of a history shared by black and white Americans,” has died. Born in [...] by